Chandigarh, April 14: Haryana Government has successfully implemented ‘Tikka Utsav’ initiated by Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi on the Birth Anniversary of Jyotiba Phule on April 11 to Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Birth Anniversary on April 14 so as to ensure intensified administration of COVID-19 vaccine with optimum utilization of resources and minimum wastage. Thus, in the last four days, the state has administered 6,37,327 vaccine doses.
While speaking on the successful implementation of the ‘Tikka Utsav’ Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that it has been possible due to the untiring efforts of the Healthcare Workers who have been working day and night since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Haryana Health Minister, Sh. Anil Vij congratulated the Health Department for comprehensive planning and successful implementation of the mega vaccine drive.
Sharing information in this regard, Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Sh. Rajeev Arora said that the much anticipated four-day long ‘Tikka Utsav’ was successfully implemented across the state with 1,13,917 vaccine doses being administered on April 11, while on April 12, around 1,79,570 doses were administered, on April 13 around 1,68,828 vaccine doses and on the concluding day 1,75,012 vaccine doses were administered.
Divulging details of various strategies adopted, Sh. Arora said that we had focused on mass administration of vaccine doses at workplaces across the state be it government or private with a sufficient number of employees above 45 years of age, he added.
On the various activities carried out to ensure optimum administration of vaccine doses he said that all the Health Care Workers, Asha Workers were mobilized to attract maximum people for the administration of the vaccine.